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Lewis, James Brandon Quartet (w/ Taylor / Ortiz / Jones): Molecular

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 29720
Catalog Code: INT350
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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Inspired by molecular biology, saxophonist and composer James Brandon Lewis developed a unique system of composing, creating a surprising and beautiful music for the debut of his new quartet with drummer Chad Taylor, pianist Aruán Ortiz, and bassist Brad Jones, bringing lyricism and joyful playing to his sophisticated approach to the jazz tradition.


Schlippenbach, Alexander von : Piano Solo: Slow Pieces for Aki

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 29719
Catalog Code: INT346
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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A graceful and beautiful set of 21 improvisations composed by German pianist and European Free Improv legend Alexander von Schlippenbach for Japanese pianist and von Schlippenbach's spouse Aki Takase, emphasizing a lyrical and passionate deceleration of his profound technical skills to ring lyrically and even romantically as he expresses Takase's musical portrait.


Irniger, Christoph Trio (w / Raffaele Bossard / Ziv Ravitz): Open City

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 29546
Catalog Code: INT349
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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Swiss saxophonist & composerChristoph Irniger extends his long-running trio of bassist Raffaele Bossard and drummer Ziv Ravitz with Brooklyn alto saxophonist Loren Stillmand and German trombonist Nils Wogram, combining arrangement and improvisation in the jazz tradition, performed with inventive clarity and a strong regard for melody, making this an upbeat and creative album of modern jazz.


Greve, Charlotte / Vinnie Sperrazza / Chris Tordini: The Choir Invisible

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 29545
Catalog Code: INT347
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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The first recording for the New York-based trio formed in 2017 by Germany/NY saxophonist Charlotte Greve, Brooklyn-based bassist Chris Trodini and drummer Vinnie Sperazza, all three composing for the band as they integrate composed structures and improvised sections with an ear towards lyrical interplay, create a diverse and optimistic first outing of buoyant jazz.


Hawkins, Alexander / Tomeka Reid : Shards & Constellations

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 29256
Catalog Code: INT344
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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With intricate interplay and textural passages, Chicago improvising cellist Tomeka Reid and UK pianist Alexander Hawkins present their first collaboration, an exciting set of rapid interchanges of pointillistic playing and introspective playfullness, 9 collective dialogs alongside Leroy Jenkin's piece for "Albert Ayler (His Life Was Too Short)".


Lewis, James Brandon / Chad Taylor: Live in Willisau

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 29255
Catalog Code: INT342
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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After their 2018 Off Label release Radiant Imprints, the dynamic pairing of James Brandon Lewis on tenor sax and drummer Chad Taylor, also on Mbira, are heard live at the Jazz Festival Willisau in 2019 for an exciting concert where the two present and reference pieces by Coltrane, Mal Waldron, Duke Ellington, & Dewey Redman, alongside original work from each; superb!


Trio Heinz Herbert (Landolt / Landolt / Hanni): Yes [Used Item]

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 29099
Catalog Code: INT317
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $14.95



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Blending free jazz, electronic music, glitch, and collective improvisation, the Swiss trio of Dominic Landolt on guitar & effects, Ramon Landolt on synth, samples & piano, and Mario Hanni on drumsĘ& effects, bring a modern and experimental edge to their diverse approaches to free improv, colored with electronica and rock overtones; a fascinating brew.


Talmor, Ohad Newsreel Sextet: Long Forms

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 28683
Catalog Code: INT341
Country: Austria
 
Price: $17.95



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The core members of NY saxophonist Ohad Talmor's Newsreel Sextet are Jacob Sacks (piano), Miles Okazaki (guitars) and Dan Weiss (drums) along with Matt Pavolka on acoustic bass and Shane Endsley on trumpet, performing Talmor's adventurous modern jazz compositions, merging jazz, North Indian traditional and contemporary compositional forms in lyrically embraceable ways.


Ortiz, Aruan / Andrew Cyrille / Mauricio Herrera : Inside Rhythmic Falls

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 28682
Catalog Code: INT339
Country: Austria
 
Price: $17.95



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Cuban pianist Aruán Ortiz reflects on his upbringing in Santiago de Cuba, evoking the cascades of daily sound and rhythm he heard there, through compositions performed with the trio of fellow Cuban Mauricio Herrera on percussion & marimbula, and drummer Andrew Cyrille, Emeline Michel and Marlene Ramirez-Cancio providing vocals on the powerful opening invocation.


Berne's, Tim Snakeoil (Ducret / Mitchell / Noriega / Smith): The Fantastic Mrs. 10

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 28490
Catalog Code: INT340
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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Starting in 2012 as a quartet with Oscar Noriega (reeds), Matt Mitchell (piano), and Ches Smith (drums/vibes), then expanded with guitar, saxophonist Tim Berne's Snakeoil now moves to the Swiss Intakt label, swapping guitarists for Marc Ducret, and releasing this fantastically intricate album of Berne compositions + 1 Hemphill piece, launching points for extraordinary soloing!


Keita, Aly / Jan Galega Bronnimann / Lucas Niggli: Kalan Teban

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 28489
Catalog Code: INT338
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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Absolutely compelling rhythms and grooves from this trio bringing together Ivory Coast balafon player Aly Keita with Cameroon clarinetist and saxophonist Jan Galega Bronnimann and Swiss drummer Lucas Niggli, who was born in West Cameroon, the trio bringing strong African rhythms and melodic progressions to their propulsive and joyful improvisations.


Black, Jim Trio (w/ Elias Stemseder / Thomas Morgan): Reckon

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 28488
Catalog Code: INT334
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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Making complex rhythms comprehendible, drummer Jim Black and his trio with Thomas Morgan on bass and pianist Elias Stemeseder, present their 4th album, with 11 original compositions by the leader recorded in the studio in Switzerland, reckoning unusual pulses with swinging rhythms over which all three improvise with free and lyrical mastery for brilliant results.


Eskelin, Ellery / Christian Weber / Michael Griener: The Pearls

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 28342
Catalog Code: INT331
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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In their second album the trio of saxophonist Ellery Eskelin, bassist Christian Weber and drummer Michael Griener revisit the music of jazz tradition through the modern ears of the free improvisation, alternating the music of Jelly Roll Morton, Scott Joplin, Harry Edison/Count Bassie, and Russell Robinson with original group compositions, a fascinating contrast in time and style.


Speed, Chris Trio (w/ Tordini / King): Respect For Your Toughness

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 28103
Catalog Code: INT336
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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Recorded Live in Brooklyn, the 3rd album from the trio of tenor saxophonist Chris Speed, double bassist Chris Tordini and drummer Dave King focuses on Chris Speed compositions in a traditional vein, using shades of classic bop styles that leave room for creative expression through comfortably lyrical pacing propelled by King's incredibly interactive rhythms; beautiful.


Turkoz, Saadet / Elliott Sharp : Kumuska

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 28101
Catalog Code: INT328
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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Distilling their larger group work on albums "Kumuska" and "Marmara Sea" to the duo of creative New York bass clarinetist & guitarist Elliott Sharp, and Bosporus vocalist Saadet Turkoz, whose free improvisation is influenced by European, Indian, Asian, jazz & blues forms, in an album of 9 songs about the familiar focused through a world view.


Aeby, Stefan: Piano Solo

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 28035
Catalog Code: INT332
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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Spending two days in a recording studio in Berne, pianist Stefan Aeby recorded these 14 short works, a mixture of improvised and composed works using preparations and electronics to evoke a set of diverse recordings, from energetic structural works to evocative lyricism, nothing overstaying its welcome, carrying the listener through an inquisitive and compelling set of ideas.


Parker, Evan / Matthew Wright / Trance Map+: Crepuscule in Nickelsdorf

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 27925
Catalog Code: INT329
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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Composed by saxophonist Evan Parker and electronic artist Matthew Right, "Trance Map" has Parker triggering interactions with samples from Wright's record collection, reshaped by live processing, here in an incredible expanded performance at Konfrontationen 2017 with Adam Linson on bass & electronics, John Coxon on turntable & electronics, and Ashley Wales on electronics.


Takase, Aki: Hokusai Piano Solo

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 27516
Catalog Code: INT327
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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Under the inspiration of Japanese painter Katsushika Hokusai, Berlin-based improvising pianist Aki Takase recorded these impressive works over two days at the Sendesaal Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg, some live during an award ceremony where she was awarded The Berlin Jazz Prize, some in the studio, including a duo with pianist Alexander von Schlippenbach.


Courvoisier, Sylvie / Mark Feldman: Time Gone Out

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 27443
Catalog Code: INT326
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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At around 20 years of collaboration, the duo of pianist Sylvie Courvoisier and violinist Mark Feldman has redefined the dialog between European and American approaches to improvisation and composition, bridging traditional and modern approaches, here in a studio album of power and restraint, energy and fragility, discipline and freedom.


Theiler, Yves Trio (w/ Luca Sisera / Lukas Mantel): WE

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 27398
Catalog Code: INT324
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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Swiss pianist and composer Yves Theiler's Trio with bassist Luca Sisear and Lukas Mantel in a lyrical and upbeat album of contemporary jazz, balancing free playing with optimistic melodic arrangements leaving himself and his players plenty of room for expression, their association since 2012 bringing a nearly telepathic rapport in their enthusiastic interaction.


Niescier, Angelika (w/ Christopher Tordini / Gerald Cleaver feat Jonathan Finlayson): New York Trio

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 27397
Catalog Code: INT321
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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After last year's release of "The Berline Concert", Cologne-based saxophonist Angelika Niescier returns to New York to record in the studio with the quartet of bassist Christopher Tordini, with whom she's recorded before, plus trumpeter Jonathan Finlayson and drummer Gerald Cleaver, the excitement of their playing unmistakable in 8 Niescier compositions.


Frith, Fred : All Is Always Now (Live at the Stone) [3 CDs]

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 27250
Catalog Code: INT320
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $45.95



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Guitarist Fred Frith performed 80 concerts at NY's The Stone between 2006-2016, in diverse configurations of duos, trios, quartets and large ensembles with some of the planet's finest improvisers, of which 23 recordings, titled from NY Times headlines of each concert's day, are presented in this essential 3-CD package, which includes a 24 page booklet detailing the collection.


Hawkins, Alexander : Iron Into Wind

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 26987
Catalog Code: INT330
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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A masterful performance at Radio Studio Zurich in Switzerland in 2018 from London jazz pianist Alexander Hawkins, improvising over a wide range of interests from jazz & blues to avant compositional work, with impressive skill as he runs complex and diverging figures on each hand that are coherent and exhilarating to follow, balanced with beautiful reflective sections.


Kaja Draksler / Petter Eldh / Christian Lillinger: Punkt.Vrt.Plastik

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 26985
Catalog Code: INT318
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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The rhythm section from the Amok Amor quartet--drummer Christian Lillinger and bassist Petter Eldh--are reformed as a trio with pianist Kaja Draksler, to create a thrilling, twisting and turning band of quick-witted, avant jazz angles, confusing and thrilling with unexpected shifts in direction on an informed, fun-filled and thoroughly modern album.


Trio Heinz Herbert (Landolt / Landolt / Hanni): Yes

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 26698
Catalog Code: INT317
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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Blending free jazz, electronic music, glitch, and collective improvisation, the Swiss trio of Dominic Landolt on guitar & effects, Ramon Landolt on synth, samples & piano, and Mario Hanni on drumsĘ& effects, bring a modern and experimental edge to their diverse approaches to free improv, colored with electronica and rock overtones; a fascinating brew.


Laubrock, Ingrid (w/ Halvorson / Davis / Wooley): Contemporary Chaos Practices - Two Works For Orchestra With Soloists

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 26696
Catalog Code: INT314
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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Studio recordings of two startlingly impressive compositions for orchestra and improvisers, with four soloists--Mary Halvorson (guitar), Kris Davis (piano), Nate Wooley (trumpet), and Laubrock (saxophone)-- presenting "Vogelfrei" written for the 2014 second Jazz Composers Orchestra Institute Reading, and "Contemporary Chaos Practices" written for the 2017 Moers Festival.


Sharp, Elliott Carbon (feat. Zeena Parkins / Bobby Previte): Transmigration at the Solar Max

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 26034
Catalog Code: INT311
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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NY bassist and saxophonist Elliott Sharp's Carbon project in a trio album with electric harpist Zeena Parkins and drummer Bobby Previte for what Sharp describes as "part cosmic turbulence and part roiling soundscape... the musicians building their activities on and against shifting electro-acoustic drones and matrices of rhythm, unisons splitting and refracting."


Eastman, Julius / Kukuruz Quartet (Bartels / Collenberg / Keller / Rickli): Piano Interpretations

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 26032
Catalog Code: INT306
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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The Swiss Kukuruz Quartet of 4 pianists--Duri Collenberg, Lukas Rickli, Philip Bartels, and Simone Keller--continue their explorations of the works of late NY composer & pianist Julius Eastman, a pioneering figure in minimalism and an influential member of the 1980s Downtown New York scene; here in four works: "Fugue No.7", "Evil Nigger", "Buddha" and"Gay Guerrilla".


Buechi, Sarah: Contradiction Of Happiness

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 25461
Catalog Code: INT299
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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An engaging set of modern jazz songs from Swiss singer Sarah Buechi in a septet of primarily string players + drums, expanding her more typical quartet, each composition imbuing a lyrical sense of drama and expressiveness around sophisticated and cosmopolitan themes, her seductive voice interacting with the band and giving her players space to improvise.


Hassler, Hans: Wie Die Zeit Hinter Mir Her

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 24995
Catalog Code: INT288
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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Swiss accordionist Hans Hassler stands above the (small) crowd of improvising accordionist in the breadth of his career, his ability to balance both lyrical, abstract, serious, and humorous aspects in his approach to the instrument, a true original in intent and ability to engage his listeners, in 15 original and diverse compositions recorded in 2017.


Speed, Chris Trio (w/ Chris Tordini / Dave King): Platinum On Tap

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 24898
Catalog Code: Intakt 294
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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An impressive jazz album from saxophonist Chris Speed, performing with his trio of Dave King on drums and Chris Tordini on bass, a chordless trio that emphasizes Speed's lyrical playing that is both melodic and yet driven by complex riffs, odd time signatures and runs that are fully developed in style and intention, creating a joyful and embraceable album of modern jazz.


Trio Heinz Herbert (w/ Dominic Landolt / Ramon Landolt / Mario Haenni): The Willisau Concert (Live)

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 24131
Catalog Code: INT287
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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Textural improv of improbable grooves and tones driven by intense periods of interaction balanced with spatial sonic environments; adventurous and exuberant dialog caught live at the Jazzfestival Willisau, in Switzerland, 2016 from the trio of Dominic Landolt on guitar, Ramon Landolt on Hammond organ, synthesizer & samples and Mario Haenni on drums.


Koch-Schutz-Studer With Shelley Hirsch: Walking And Stumbling Through Your Sleep

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 17561
Catalog Code: INT201
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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The remarkable Swiss improvising trio Koch-Schutz-Studer collaborates with NY improvising vocalist artist Shelley Hirsch for an amazing album of voice and electronic and acoustic improvisation with few boundaries and incredible insight.


Ziegele, Omri - Yves Theiler: Inside Innocence

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 17560
Catalog Code: INT218
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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Omri Ziegele, saxophonist, composer and und leader of the small orchestra Billiger Bauer presents a duo with younger Zurich pianist Yves Theiler, presenting melodic compositions from both players performed with beautiful intuitive dialog.


Wickihalder, Jurg: Narziss And Echo

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 16389
Catalog Code: INT209
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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Manuel Perovic arranges the story of Narcissus and Echo, as told by Ovid for saxophonist Jurg Wickihalder and a theatrical band including Michael Jaeger, Damian Zangger, Chris Wiesendanger, &c.


Frith, Fred: Clearing Customs

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 14277
Catalog Code: INT176
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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Frith's 75 minute intense improvisatory journey work is a graphic structural model by which the most diverse types of musical events are linked together along a time line.


Niggli, Lucas Big Zoom: Polisation

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 13893
Catalog Code: INT174
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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Drummer Lucas Nggli rebuilds his Big Zoom band by filling out the rhythm section with bassist Barry Guy, and adding flutist Anne La Berge along with regulars trombonist Wogram and guitarist Schaufelberger.


Meier, Tommy Root Down: The Master And The Rain

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 13362
Catalog Code: INT181
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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Reedist and composer Tommy Meier's Root Down is a passionate tribal-percussive heavy band from Switzerland with a large set of players including pianist Irene Schweizer; irresistible new jazz!


Brown, Chris / Fred Frith: Cutter Heads

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 08197
Catalog Code: INT124
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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Schlippenbach, Alexander Von: Twelve Tone Tales Volume 2

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 07038
Catalog Code: INT116
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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